The online auction site is a massive customer for the Postal Service: its second-largest retail customer, after only Amazon. Increasing unreliability of USPS delivery has led eBay to shift some of its business to private company UPS instead.
A wide array of political, legal and financial headaches troubled the U.S. Postal Service in March and April, foreshadowing a summer of upheaval, nearly 10,000 pages of emails, memos and other private agency documents show.
Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post's personal finance columnist, is taking on some of the most pernicious misconceptions about race and inequality in America. Today she looks at affirmative action, and the false notion that Black Americans are given preferential treatment in hiring decisions.
A special panel seeks more money for testing, for personal protective equipment, for registered nurses, for infection control training, for staff salary increases -- but is silent on nursing homes' own responsibilities.